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  • Be creative, be real, be you!

    JAMES CURRIE PHOTOGRAPHY is a Chicago area studio with a strong passion for capturing the unique experience of people's relationships and interactions with each other. We love photographing destination portraits and weddings in a creative, journalistic style at locations that inspire you.

    PORTRAITS SHOULDN'T HIDE ON HARD DRIVES
    Images that capture special moments deserve a special place in our lives and our homes. We celebrate this by creating fine art canvas and framed prints along with unique albums and greeting cards to share.

    We love what we do and look forward to getting to know you. We hope you'll visit often and, as always, we love to hear your comments.

Kacie and Jeff | Floating World Gallery Wedding Photography

You could almost cut the air with a knife; it had to have been the most humid Chicago day in recorded history. It was no sweat for Kacie and Jeff and all their nerves melted away when they saw each other for the first time. Kacie is laid back and cool and Jeff is the kind of guy who needs his suit custom tailored. They’re a perfect match for each other and they looked stunning. Check out a few favorites from their cool wedding day.

Carly + Ryan | Independence Grove Wedding Photography

Independence Grove Wedding Photography

Sometimes you get an opportunity to meet the kindest people in the world, photograph their wedding, peek into their lives a bit and get to know them through their family and friends; Carly and Ryan’s wedding day was one of those kinds of days. At the end of the night, Carly kept saying this is the most perfect day I could have imagined; weather, location, details, family, friends. It all came together so perfectly and I was honored to be there to capture it all. I must say, Independence Grove is one of the most beautiful parks in all of Chicagoland. Check out some of the fun and some of our favorite photos from the day.
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Jaquelin + Peter | Racquet Club Chicago Wedding Photography

The trees were still blossoming and Jackie and Peter’s Spring wedding day felt like it was bursting with anticipation. Walking into The Racquet Club Chicago, you couldn’t help but notice that the surroundings matched Jackie’s elegance perfectly; it provided the perfect backdrop to her wedding day. While Peter and his buddies hung out on the courts, Jackie and her ladies enjoyed some laughs and made some final preparations before heading across the street for their emotional ceremony. Bagpipes escorted their guests back to the Racquet Club for beautiful and energetic reception, you couldn’t ask for a more wonderful celebration. I’m so happy for Jackie and Peter. Check out a few favorites from their day.

Getting ready: Racquet Club of Chicago Ceremony: St. Chrysostom’s Episcopal Church Reception: Racquet Club of Chicago Makeup: Dorothy&Delora
Hair: Hollibeauty Floral & Decor: Hello Darling Bagpiper: Dave Johnston Reception Music: TVK Orchestra Wedding Consultant: Wrap It Up Parties

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Kacie + Jeff | Lincoln Park Engagement Photography

Lincoln Park Engagement Photography

They’ve followed each other around the country and now they’re setting down roots and starting their lives together in Chicago. Kacie and Jeff are easy to be around and easy with each other, together with their wonder-pup, Daisy, they make a great team. We explored their neighborhood around Lincoln Park and found a lot of lovely places to celebrate them. Check out a few favorites from their session.

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Jackie and Rob | North Avenue Beach Engagement Photography

North Avenue Beach Engagement PhotographySunrise is my new favorite time to be out and about in Chicago; the streets are peaceful and full of optimism and the light on the skyline can’t be beat. I couldn’t have shared this sunrise with a more wonderful couple than Jackie and Rob. They express their love so easily and they make such a great team as they plan their wonderful Winter wedding day in Chicago. Check out a few favorites from their sunrise session with their pup.North Avenue Beach Engagement PhotographyNorth Avenue Beach Sunrise PhotographyNorth Avenue Beach Sunrise PhotographyNorth Avenue Beach Sunrise PhotographyChicago Skyline Sunrise PhotographySouth Pond Sunrise PhotographyChicago Engagement PhotographyChicago Engagement PhotographySouth Pond Engagement PhotographyChicago Engagement PhotographyChicago Engagement PhotographyIvy Room Chicago Engagement PhotographyIvy Room Chicago Engagement Photography